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Soupy Sales (1926–2009)


Soupy Sales was born on January 28, 1926 in Franklinton, North Carolina, USA as Milton Supman. He was an actor and writer, known for Holy Man (1998), The (New) $25,000 Pyramid (1973) and The Hollywood Squares (1965). He was married to Trudy Carson and Barbara Fox. He died on October 22, 2009 in The Bronx, New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »

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 2005 Angels with Angles
Cigar Salesman
 2002 The Griffin and the Minor Canon (TV Movie)
Messenger 2
 2001 This Train
John
 2001 Black Scorpion Returns (Video)
Sonny Dey / Professor Prophet
 2001 Black Scorpion (TV Series)
Professor Prophet / Sonny Dey
- Zodiak Attack - Part 2 (2001) ... Professor Prophet
- Zodiak Attack - Part 1 (2001) ... Professor Prophet
- Wave Goodbye (2001) ... Sonny Dey
 2000 Behind the Seams
Doorman
 1999 Palmer's Pick Up
Ernie
 1996 Boy Meets World (TV Series)
Mr. Martini
- Easy Street (1996) ... Mr. Martini
 1994 Wings (TV Series)
Fred Gardner
- Miss Jenkins (1994) ... Fred Gardner
 1990 True Blue (TV Series)
- Blue Monday (1990)
 1989 Monsters (TV Series)
Howard Filby
- The Farmer's Daughter (1989) ... Howard Filby
 1979 The Soupy Sales Show (TV Series)
- Episode #1.1 (1979)
 1978 The Love Boat (TV Series)
Victor Marshall
 1977 Don't Push, I'll Charge When I'm Ready (TV Movie)
Santola
 1972 Love, American Style (TV Series)
Walter (segment "Love and the Wishing Star") / (segment "Love and the Big Surprise")
 1969 The Beverly Hillbillies (TV Series)
Lance Bradford
- Our Hero the Banker (1969) ... Lance Bradford
- The Hero (1969) ... Lance Bradford
 1966 Vacation Playhouse (TV Series)
Fred Brady / Fireman Smokey
- The Hoofer (1966) ... Fred Brady
- Where There's Smokey (1966) ... Fireman Smokey
 1966 Birds Do It
Melvin Byrd
 1964 Route 66 (TV Series)
Harlan Livingston III
- This Is Going to Hurt Me More Than It Hurts You (1964) ... Harlan Livingston III
 1963 Burke's Law (TV Series)
Henry Geller
- Who Killed Mr. X? (1963) ... Henry Geller
 1963 The Real McCoys (TV Series)
Hank Salamanca
- The McCoy Sound (1963) ... Hank Salamanca
 1963 Critic's Choice
Boston Desk Clerk (uncredited)
 1963 McKeever & the Colonel (TV Series)
T. Lemoyne Days III
- The Old Grad (1963) ... T. Lemoyne Days III
 1962 Ensign O'Toole (TV Series)
Johnson
- Operation: Jinx (1962) ... Johnson
 1961 The Two Little Bears
Officer McGovern
 1960 The Rebel (TV Series)
Meyers / Stable Owner
- The Hope Chest (1960) ... Meyers
- The Legacy (1960) ... Stable Owner
 1959 The Soupy Sales Show (TV Series)
Host
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Personal Details

Other Works:

TV commercial for Morton Pastry Shop Chocolate Cream Pie (1970s) See more »

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Personal Quote:

Producers say, 'Hey, all he does is throw pies.' It kept me off a lot of shows. See more »

Trivia:

According to Sales' autobiography, the name Soupy Sales was derived from two things. "Soupy" came from "Soupbone", a nickname he got in his youth which was a mispronunciation of his real last name, Supman; and Sales came from the suggestion of an Ohio television manager who knew of a comic named "Chick Sales". Soupy knew that the man was referring to 1920s comic actor Charles 'Chic' Sale, but ... See more »

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